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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Seaman \Sea"man\, noun; pl. {Seamen}. A merman; the male of the mermaid. [R.] "Not to mention mermaids or seamen." --Locke.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Seaman \Sea"man\, noun; pl. {Seamen}. [AS. saeman.] One whose occupation is to assist in the management of ships at sea; a mariner; a sailor; -- applied both to officers and common mariners, but especially to the latter. Opposed to {landman}, or {landsman}.

{Able seaman}, a sailor who is practically conversant with all the duties of common seamanship.

{Ordinary seaman}. See {Ordinary}.


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